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Jun 4, 2006

Hey there bob

I wrote to you a while back about having an inconclusive test which I waited 2 weeks to be retested and it then was negative?

Well, I am going back as it has been over a year since that test. I still have a few worries in the back of my head, and for my own peace of mind, thought a retest at over a year since the inconclusive one will put the issue to bed

Just wondered what I can do for suport before then- I am going next week for the test?

Im seriously hoping I cna woo hoo and move on from this and stop my worrying, and carry on with all my voluntary work and the stuff I enjoy doing which I have stopped because I feel anxious

BTW I am grade 8 piano and love playing it, I adore chopin too he is my fave :)

xxx

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello,

Welcome back to the forum.

Still worrying a year after you were definitively and conclusively proven to be HIV negative??? Why??? Those fears should not only have been put to bed, but also laid to R.I.P. a year ago!

Although I see absolutely no reason for your worry, if you insist on taking another (unwarranted) test, why wait and worry till next week? Why not just get a rapid test today? You'll have your answer in 20 minutes and be WOO-HOO-ing quicker than you can say Bush is an idiot.

I also recommend you get treatment for your underlying anxiety, which, I'm guessing, is a chronic problem and not limited to irrational HIV fears.

Last, I recommend you keep up your piano playing! I believe it's therapeutically beneficial for whatever ails you (or anyone else for that matter)!

Do feel better, OK? Remember HIV is not your problem! No way. No how.

Dr. Bob



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